With the Pittsburgh Steelers clinging to a precarious 10 point lead in fourth quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, they were forced to survive the rest of the way without the help of cornerback Mike Hilton,
#Steelers CB Mike Hilton sustained an elbow injury. He is questionable to return to tonight’s game.— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) September 25, 2018
After suffering an elbow injury in the second half, Hilton was officially ruled as questionable to return, and never made it back into the game. That being said, it did not stop him from trying.
Mike Hilton an inch away from Tomlin on sidelines trying to get back in— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly) September 25, 2018
Cameron Sutton replaced Hilton as the nickel corner for the rest of the match up, and head coach Mike Tomlin labeled Hilton’s injury as “significant” during his post-game press conference.
Tomlin will give a more detailed update on Hilton’s status during his Tuesday press conference at noon, this after Hilton’s elbow will be further evaluated and tested to see the severity of the injury.
Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes regarding the black-and-gold as they now prepare for the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football at Heinz Field in Week 4.